Allendale County, South Carolina Electric Profile

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Allendale County generates 141.64% more megawatt hours than the county consumes, leading to the ability to export the surplus.

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With total production of 322,281 megawatt hours, Allendale County is the 19th highest generator of electricity in the state out of 46 counties.

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Allendale County has a population of 8,688 citizens.

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Allendale County is the 10th largest producing county out of 46 counties in South Carolina when considering megawatt hours generated using sustainable fuels.

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Allendale County is the 10 largest producer of megawatt hours per capita out of 46 counties in the state, with a population of 8,688 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 322,281.

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Allendale County residents have an average residential monthly electricity bill of $165.42, which is 18.13% higher than the South Carolina average bill of $140.03.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    133,372 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    15.35 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    322,281 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    322,281 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    37.09 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    104,080,386 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    11,979.79 kg

Allendale, SC Electric Overview

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The residential electricity rate is, on average, 14.53 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Allendale, which is 13.87% above South Carolina's average rate of 12.76 cents and 8.02% more than the national average of 13.45 cents. Solar production plants in the city produce an average of 4.73 megawatt hours per resident living in the city. This makes the city the 14th in the state out of 397 cities. The city deals with an average of 1.16 electrical outages per consumer each year. These outages last on average of 127.95 minutes. In contrast, the national average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes per outage.

The consumption of electricity in Allendale accounts for 8,242,994.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 171st highest in South Carolina out of 397 cities. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 2,739.45 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 377th highest polluting city in the state for CO2 emissions per capita. There is one power plant in the city, which is the 12th highest number of power plants in a city in South Carolina and equates to the 25th highest amount of plants per resident in the state. In Allendale, Solar is 100.00% of the fuel used in electricity production.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Allendale

Allendale residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.189/kWh$0.048/kWh$254.27/mo.$65.51/mo.
365th14.53¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Allendale
377th$165.61Average residential monthly electricity bill for Allendale Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Allendale, South Carolina

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Dominion EnergyBUNDLED13.78146.58No DataIcon representing missing value.8,363,0121,152,809,000
Edisto Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.27184.65No DataIcon representing missing value.218,91933,438,800

Fairfax, SC Electric Overview

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Fairfax averages a residential electricity rate of 14.53 cents per kilowatt hour paid by customers within the city borders , which is higher than both the South Carolina and the US average rates of 12.76 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Dominion Energy has 197 total residential customers, more than any other electricity provider in the city. The average residential electric bill for a resident in the city is $165.61 per month.

Emissions in Fairfax average 3,959.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, which ranks them as the 257th highest polluting city out of 397 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 8,612,898.15 kilograms, which is the 169th highest total amount of pollution for a city in South Carolina. The residents of Fairfax have to use power from outside city limits because there are not any electricity plants inthe city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fairfax

Fairfax residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.189/kWh$0.048/kWh$254.27/mo.$65.51/mo.
365th14.53¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fairfax
377th$165.61Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fairfax Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fairfax, South Carolina

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Dominion EnergyBUNDLED13.78146.58No DataIcon representing missing value.8,363,0121,152,809,000
Edisto Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.27184.65No DataIcon representing missing value.218,91933,438,800

Sycamore, SC Electric Overview

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On average, citizens living in Sycamore are charged a residential electricity rate of 14.53 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 13.87% above the state's average price of 12.76 cents and 8.02% higher than the nationwide average of 13.45 cents. Dominion Energy has 189 total residential customers, more than all other providers in the city. Customers in the city deal with 1.16 power outages a year, with outages lasting around 127.95 minutes on average. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Sycamore averages 3,959.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, which ranks them 257th worst in South Carolina out of 397 cities for emissions efficiency. At 3,959.95 kilograms per person and 177 citizens in the city, the city emits 700,911.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 343rd worst rank in South Carolina for total emissions. The electricity sold in Sycamore has to be sourced from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no power generation plants in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sycamore

Sycamore residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.189/kWh$0.048/kWh$254.27/mo.$65.51/mo.
365th14.53¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sycamore
377th$165.61Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sycamore Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sycamore, South Carolina

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Dominion EnergyBUNDLED13.78146.58No DataIcon representing missing value.8,363,0121,152,809,000
Edisto Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.27184.65No DataIcon representing missing value.218,91933,438,800

Energy Production in Allendale County, South Carolina

Power Plants in Allendale County, South Carolina

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Allendale BiomassAllendale Biomass LLC (100.00%)
Allendale County SC Wood/Wood Waste Solids 158,028251,499,749.21,591.49No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Allendale County SC Solar 150,016No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Haley SolarHaley Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Allendale SC Solar 14,237No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Allendale County, South Carolina Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Around 11,979.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the county from electricity consumption, ranking them as the 3rd worst polluter in South Carolina out of 46 counties. A total of 104,080,386.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county. This is enough to rank 32nd worst in the state for total pollution from electricity use. The main fuel utilized in Allendale County is Solar. The county produces 164,253 megawatt hours from this fuel. Allendale County has 3 power generation plants, which is 785th highest in the country.

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50.97%
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49.03%

Allendale County, South Carolina Net Metering

Out of the 3 suppliers in Allendale County, 3 of them have made it a point to offer net metering to their consumers. The state of South Carolina has commendable state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

There are 3 providers in Allendale County that report energy loss, including Dominion Energy, Edisto Electric Cooperative, and Palmetto Electrictric Cooperative. Combined, these 3 providers average an annual energy loss of 4.72% of electricity generated. The US average is 2.76%, resulting in Allendale County having a rank of 1828th best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Allendale County, South Carolina

Providers In Each City in Allendale County:

  • Allendale, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 50.00%
    • Edisto Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Fairfax, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 50.00%
    • Edisto Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Sycamore, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 50.00%
    • Edisto Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
  • Ulmer, South Carolina:
    • Dominion Energy: 50.00%
    • Edisto Electric Cooperative: 50.00%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

How many power plants are located in Allendale County, South Carolina?

Allendale County, South Carolina has 3 power plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Allendale County, South Carolina?

The largest electricity provider in Allendale County, South Carolina by megawatt hours sold is Dominion Energy.

How many electric companies offer service in Allendale County, South Carolina?

There are 3 electricity companies offering service in Allendale County, South Carolina.

What electricity companies offer service in Allendale County, South Carolina?

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1Dominion Energy24,508
2Edisto Electric Cooperative4,424
3Palmetto Electrictric Cooperative510

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16